A baby’s first birthday is always a special occasion and one that will be remembered by mums, dads, grandparents and family friends for years to come. Baby's first birthday gifts usually fall into several different categories, these can include: Keepsakes, party clothes and accessories, education gifts and toys and practical gifts.
Being a first, it is sometimes nice to give a birthday gift that will last a lifetime to mark this magical day. Here are a few examples of keepsake birthday gift ideas:
Sterling Baby Cup: This is a traditional first birthday gift that early American settlers gave to mark the arrival of a newborn baby. The baby’s name can be engraved and in time this gift may become a family heirloom.
Personalized Birthday Plate: If painted in bright colours a birthday plate can make a wonderful wall feature to hang in baby’s room. It can also be treasured for years afterwards.
The first birthday can also be an excellent time to give baby an educational gift to help develop their learning skills. Educational gift baskets may include: Building blocks, ABC Wall cards, Mozart magic musical cubes, puzzles, flash cards.
You can guarantee that your child will enjoy looking back at photographs of their first birthday, so why not make sure they have the perfect first birthday party outfit.
First Birthday Bib: These can be made extra special by having baby’s name embroidered on the front.
Crown Party Hats: These little party hats can come adorned in dangling beads and sequins.
A baby’s first birthday can also be a good time to make sure a young couple has all the practical items necessary to care for baby. These may include: Strollers, baby furniture, gift baskets filled with diapers, powder, lotions etc.